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deficit and a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. now, ultimately it will be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top-down economic policy that helped to get us into this mess cliques or do we embrace a new economic patriotism that says america does best when the middle classed as fast. i am looking forward to having that debate. >> moderator: governor romney, two minutes. romney: thank you, jim. i am pleased to be at the university of denver and i appreciate their welcome and also the presidential commission on these debates. congratulations to you, mr. president on your anniversary. i'm sure this is the most romantic place you can imagine here with me. [laughter] congratulations. this is obviously a very tender topic. identification of the last couple years many people across the country. i was in dayton, ohio, and a woman grabbed my hand and said she'd been out of work since may. can you help me? yesterday was a rally in denver and a woman came up to her with a baby in her arms and said my husban
, it also goes a long way in reducing the budget deficit. even by washington standards, that all seems important. to discuss the cliff and the consequences, we have a panel of four budget watchers. bob greenstein is head of the president obama's transition policy work. doug holz-eakin, president of the action forum, headed the staff, directer of the congressional budget office. he was a member of the president bush's economic adviser and was an acting directer of cbo. finally, diane lim rogers blog z as economist mom and was chief economist for the house committee and the ways and means committee. our format today will be relatively straightforward. each speaks for five minutes, and i'll ask questions, we'll l get a discussion going here and turn it over to the audience to give you a chance to ask the questions. we've people watching on c-span and the web, and if you're not in the room, send them to publicaffairs@urban.org, and those questions will come to me. to start, donald? >> thanks. thanks, everybody, for being here and braving the rain to talk fiscal cliffs. i'll try not to ruin
under his watch, the deficit is quadrupling, our national debt doubling is unacceptable, then you're going to make a change and you'll choose me. i believe in america and they believe that we can do better. >> moderator: senator menendez. menendez: goodies and a thank you toward debate sponsors. i'm pleased to be here with senator kyrillos. my life has taught me who i stand up for anyway stand up to in the united states senate. not many united states senators grew up in a tannic, but i did. my family returned to get us into the middle-class, white paid good jobs and to make sure women enjoy equal pay for equal work. early in my career, i raised my life testifying against a corrupt local official and that is why wasn't afraid to stand up to wall street, too big banks, to credit card companies that ripped up consumers. my sister and i cared for her mother until we lost her to alzheimer's. that is why fight against insurance companies to deny people coverage based on preexisting conditions and to make sure we eliminate the donut hole, the gap of prescription drugs for seniors. withou
, the deficit and debt and how it's changed since he ran for president in 1992 and '96. find richard wolffe's article in today's edition of "usa today" and at usa today.com. raz perot tonight -- ross perot tonight on c-span at 9 eastern. >>> next, a look at the presidential campaign with libertarian party candidate gary johnson. the former republican governor of new mexico talks about his view of the two-party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. from "washington journal," this is 40 minutes. >> host: joining us now is gary johnson, the former governor of new mexico, a republican 1995-2003 who is now the libertarian presidential nominee, and gary johnson, first question. when you look at the major party candidates and this year's cycle, what's missing in the debate and the dialogue? and what do you wring to the table -- what do you bring to the table? >> guest: well, how about truth for starters. the notion that both obama and romney are arguing over who's going to spend more money on medicare when we need to have a raging debate and discussion in this country on how we slash me
. >> your sign reduce deficit. and you shout nod blood for oil. and you were chained to a health organization. what's your message. >> well, -- so. wrong building ununclear message. at least he reached the people. >> how long before someone noticed you. 18 hours. >> [laughter] >> why do you think people ignored you. >> i think people don't like to think about the troubles in the international spectrum right now. >> not because you were below sidewalk level? [laughter] >> he brought me to the place where for some reason no one saw him. you were chained where? >> just to this door handle here. >> was the was the sign here. >> yes, actually. >> did you read the sign. >> after i locked to the door handled. >> yes. after he locked to the door handled. but every good protester has a con ting sei plan. >> qhow found out you were in the wrong place you unlocked yourself and moved. no. i didn't have the key. >> i . >> i left it in the car. i was using. >> in the car probably next to the fish ticket. [laughter] then 18 hours later, offer worker larry clark stumbled upon him and set him str
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